Scientific Publications

Hollenbach, S., Gray, L., Pressman, E., Drennan, K. “Detecting the Maternal in Mortality: A Data Fusion Approach to Improving Pregnancy-Associated Mortality Ascertainment.” Article published in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology (AJOG), Volume 222, Issue 1, January 2020.

 

Kuranz, S., Stacey, J., Luciano, S. “Early Discontinuation (ED) of Therapy and Treatment Patterns Among Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) Patients: Findings from a Linked Claims and Electronic Health Record (EHR) Dataset.” Poster presentation at 61stASH Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, December 5-10, 2019.

 

Itani, N., Grogan, N., Mott, S., Phadke, S. “Metastatic Presentations of Previously Treated Early-Stage Breast Cancer Patients and Association with Survival.” Article published in Clinical Breast Cancer, November 20, 2019.

 

Doole, J., Blumberg, P., Palchuk, M. “Ascertaining Medication Adherence Utilizing Open Claims Data.” Poster presentation at AMIA Annual Symposium, Washington, D.C., United States, November 16-20, 2019.

 

Mitchell, B., Huzaefah, S., Tamas, G., Patrick, N., Moeller, F., Ellenbogen, K., Abbate, A., Kron, J. “A Minority of Patients with Cardiac Sarcoidosis are Treated with Steroid-Sparing Immunosuppressants: Insights from the TriNetX Global Network Database.” Article published in American Heart Association Journal, Volume 140, November 11, 2019.

 

Blumberg, P., Solano-Román, A. “Comparison of Obesity Classifications at 1, 3, and 5 Years After Gastric Bypass and Gastric Sleeve Surgery Using a Federated Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Network.” Poster presentation at ISPOR Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 2-6, 2019.

 

Blumberg, P. “Race, Sleep Testing, and Treatment Difference Between Narcoleptic Pediatric Populations With and Without Cataplexy: A Federated Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Network Analysis.” Poster presentation at ISPOR Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 2-6, 2019.

 

Kuranz, S., Evans, L. “Checkpoint Inhibitor Use and the Occurrence of Insulin-Dependent or Drug-Induced Diabetes: What Can We Learn From Real World Data?“ Poster presentation at ISPOR Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 2-6, 2019. Finalist for Poster Presentation Award.

 

Kashambwa, R. “Association of Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors with Lung Cancer Among A U.S. Cohort: A Real World Approach.” Poster presentation at ISPOR Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 2-6, 2019.

 

Kuranz, S., Fink, B. “Real World Data Examining the Effect of Direct Acting Antivirals Among Patients Defined by Fibrosis Stage and Viral Load.” Poster presentation at ISPOR Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 2-6, 2019.

 

Kuranz, S., Palm, S., Luciano, S. “Using Real World Data to Examine Triglycerides, LDL-Cholesterol, and HDL-Cholesterol as Predictors of Progression From Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis to Hepatocellular Cancer and Liver Cirrhosis.” Poster presentation at ISPOR Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 2-6, 2019.

 

Kuranz, S., Carroll, T., Evans, L., Donovan, J., Horrigan, J. “Where is Hyperkalemia Diagnosed and Does it Matter? Results From a Large EMR Network in the US.” Poster presentation at ISPOR Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 2-6, 2019.

 

Stacey, J. “Anti-TNF-α Inhibitors in Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease (AD): A Retrospective Review Using Both EMR and Claims Data.” Poster presentation at ISPOR Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 2-6, 2019. Awarded Best General Poster Research Presentation.

 

Luciano, S. “Evaluation of Mortality Associated with Proton Pump Inhibitors and H2 Blockers: A Real World Evidence Study.” Poster presentation at ISPOR Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 2-6, 2019.

 

Westman, P., Ravindra, K., Chiabrando, J., Kadariya, D., Maehara, G., Dell, M., Wezenbeek, J., Moeller, G., Keyser-Marchus, L., Gal, T., Abbate, A. “Clinical Profile of African-American and Non-Hispanic Caucasian Patients with Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy Syndrome in a Large Urban Hospital in the United States of America.” Article published in the European Heart Journal, Volume 40, Supplement 1, October 21, 2019.

 

London, J., Fairchild, K., Palchuk, M. “Integration of the Genomic Profile with Other Patient Data for Treatment and Outcomes Research.” Poster presentation at Ci4CC Fall Symposium, Napa, CA, United States, October 14-16, 2019.

 

Pate, A., Franco-Paredes, C., Henao-Martinez, A. “Cryptococcal Meningitis: A Comparison of Clinical Features and Outcomes by HIV Status.” Article published in Open Forum Infectious Diseases, Volume 6, Supplement 2, October 4, 2019.

 

Buysse, B., Desai, J., Albano, J. “Persistent Opioid Prescribing after Minor Surgery in TriNetX.” Poster presentation at ICPE Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA, United States, August 24-28, 2019.

 

Desai, J., Buysse, B., Albano, J. “A Snapshot of Characteristics Recorded in Electronic Medical Records of Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome in TriNetX Within Two Years of Diagnosis.” Poster presentation at ICPE Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA, United States, August 24-28, 2019.

 

Palm, S., Stapff, M. “A Real World Investigation of Finasteride and the Risk of Prostate Cancer.” Poster presentation at DIA, San Diego, CA, United States, June 23-27, 2019.

 

Jain, N., Culley, A., Knoop, T., Micheel, C., Osterman, T., Levy, M. “Conceptual Framework to Support Clinical Trial Optimization and End-to-End Enrollment Workflow.” Article published in Journal of Clinical Oncology (JCO) Clinical Cancer Informatics, June 21, 2019.

 

Stapff, M., Palm, S. “More on Long-Term Effects of Finasteride on Prostate Cancer Mortality.” Article published inNew England Journal of Medicine, 380:e38, May 16, 2019.

 

Masurkar, P., Rege, S., Aparasu, R. “ND4 Comparison of TriNetX Electronic Medical Record Database and National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey: Findings on the Inappropriate Medications Use in Parkinson’s Disease in the United States.” Article published in Value of Health, Volume 22, Supplement 2, May 2019.

 

Stapff, M., Hilderbrand, S. “First‐Line Treatment of Essential Hypertension: A Real World Analysis Across Four Antihypertensive Treatment Classes.” Article published in The Journal of Clinical Hypertension, Volume 21, Issue 5, Pages 627–634, April 13, 2019.

 

Kuranz, S. “Associations Between Bariatric Surgery and Cardiovascular Events, Mortality, and Glycemic Control Among Diabetes Patients: Evidence From a Large EMR Network.” Poster presentation at American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions, San Francisco, CA, United States. June 7-11 2019.

 

Stapff, M.Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy or Ureter Stent After Kidney Colic? A Real World Data Analysis of Short Term and Long-Term Outcomes.” Poster presentation at AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Washington, DC, United States, June 2-4, 2019.

 

Kolodney, J., Kolodney, M., Patterson, J., Hagen, R., Smolkin, M., Hobbs, G. “A Study of Tobacco Abuse as a Risk Factor for Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma.” Article published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology (JCO), Volume 37, Supplement 15, May 26, 2019.

 

Earla, J., Hutton, G., Thornton, J., Aparasu, R. “TP3 Factors Associated with Prescribing of Oral Disease Modifying Agents in Multiple Sclerosis.” Podium presentation at ISPOR, New Orleans, LA, United States, May 18-22, 2019. Awarded Best Podium – Student Poster Research Presentation.

 

Stacey, J., Cartaya, A. “Evaluation and Effectiveness of First-Line Treatments for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Anovulatory Infertility: A Real World Evidence Study.” Poster presentation at ISPOR, New Orleans, LA, United States, May 18-22, 2019.

 

Hartman, J., Solano-Román, A. “Characteristics of Switching Biological Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis From Real World Data.” Poster presentation at ISPOR, New Orleans, LA, United States, May 18-22, 2019.

 

Palm, S., Fink, B., Stacey, J. “Lyme Disease First-Line Treatment and Progression in Florida and the Northeastern US: A Comparison Using Real World Data.” Poster presentation at ISPOR, New Orleans, LA, United States, May 18-22, 2019.

 

Kashambwa, R., Stapff, M. “Diabetic Complications Associated with SGLT2 and DPP4 Inhibitors: A Real-World Approach.” Poster presentation at ISPOR, New Orleans, LA, United States, May 18-22, 2019.

 

Kuranz, S., Kundrot, S. “Using RWD to Examine the Association Between Fluoroquinolone Use and Aortic Aneurysm (AA).” Poster presentation at ISPOR, New Orleans, LA, United States, May 18-22, 2019.

 

Evans, L., Kuranz, S., Rast, R. “Using Real World Data (RWD) to Identify Subpopulations of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) and Associations with Cardiovascular (CV) and Liver-Related Outcomes.” Poster presentation at ISPOR, New Orleans, LA, United States, May 18-22, 2019.

 

Kuranz, S. “Real World Evidence of Recurrent Venous Thromboembolism in Elderly Patients: Differences by Pharmacologic Prophylaxis Treatment.” Poster presentation at ISPOR, New Orleans, LA, United States, May 18-22, 2019.

 

Liu, C., O’Murchadha, A., Rast, R. “Using Meta-Analysis to Evaluate Heterogeneity Across a Network of Health Data Providers.” Poster presentation at ISPOR, New Orleans, LA, United States, May 18-22, 2019.

 

Kuranz, S. “Kidney Transplant Patients Treated for HCV: Real World Evidence From a Large EMR Database.” Poster presentation at National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meeting, Boston, MA, Unites States, May 8-12, 2019.

 

Hellerslia, V., Gettings, E., Weiner, M., Zhao, H. “Prevalence of Vascular Co-morbidities in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis in a Racially Diverse and Low Socioeconomic Status Population.” Article published in Neurology, Volume 92, Supplement 15, April 16, 2019.

 

Stapff, M., Stacey, J. “How Can Real World Data Support Clinical Trials and Medical Research?” Article published in Clinical Researcher, Volume 33, Issue 1, January 15, 2019.

 

Stapff, M. “Using Real World Data to Assess Cardiovascular Outcomes of Two Antidiabetic Treatment Classes.” Article published in World Journal of Diabetes, Volume 9, Issue 12, December 15, 2018.

 

Obeid, J., Tarczy-Hornoch, P., Harris, P., Barnett, W. “Sustainability Considerations for Clinical and Translational Research Informatics Infrastructure.” Article published in the Journal of Clinical and Translational Science, Volume 2, Issue 5, December 5, 2018.

 

Stacey, J., Lovestone, S., Harrison, P., Denis, M., Holgado, A., Newby, D. “Risk of Parkinson’s Disease (Pd) in Patients Taking Beta-Adrenergic Drug Treatments.” Poster presentation at ISPOR Europe, Barcelona, Spain, November 10-14, 2018.

 

Kuranz, S. “Real World Evidence of Metastatic Breast Cancer Treatment: A Comparison of Adverse Effects Between Palbociclib Treatment and Endocrine Therapy.” Poster presentation at ISPOR Europe, Barcelona, Spain, November 10-14, 2018.

 

Kuranz, S. “Real World Evidence of the Risk of Stroke or Systemic Embolism in Chronic Kidney Disease Patients with Atrial Fibrillation.” Poster presentation at ISPOR Europe, Barcelona, Spain, November 10-14, 2018.

 

Palm, S. “Comparing the Risk of Suicidality in Adult Versus Youth Patients Treated with Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors – A Real World Evidence-Based Approach.” Poster presentation at ISPOR Europe, Barcelona, Spain, November 10-14, 2018.

 

Evans, L., London, J., Palchuk, M. “Assessing NLP Accuracy: Focus on Anatomic Pathology.” Poster presentation at AMIA Annual Symposium, San Francisco, CA, United States, November 3-7, 2018.

 

Patt, D., Bernstam, E., Mandel, J., Kreda, D., Warner, J. “More Medicine, Fewer Clicks: How Informatics Can Actually Help Your Practice.” Article published in American Society of Clinical Oncology Educational Book, Volume 37, October 29, 2018.

 

Stapff, M., Palm, S. “Active Screening of Electronic Patient Data to Identify and Objectify Drug Safety Signals: Example Finasteride and Depression.” Poster presented at 5th German Congress for Patient Safety in Drug Therapy, Berlin, Germany, October 18-19, 2018.

 

Martin, C., Burgess, D., Wallace, K., Vanhoose, J., Cotner, S. Burgess, D. “Trends in Infective Endocarditis During the Substance Use Disorder Epidemic at an Academic Medical Center.“ Articled published in Open Forum Infectious Diseases, Volume 5, Supplement 1, October 5, 2018.

 

Kuranz, S., “Lack of Benefit from Statin Therapy: Results from a Large US Health Research Network.” Poster presentation at Society for Epidemiologic Research Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, United States, June 19-22, 2018.

 

Stapff, M., Palm, S., Stacey, J. “Using Real World Data to Establish an Optimal Treatment Target for Hba1c in Diabetes Type 2.” Poster presentation at ISPOR, Baltimore, MD, United States, May 19-23, 2018.

 

Stacey, J., Hilderbrand, S., Stapff, M. “A Real World Data Analysis Evaluating the Time to Glycemic Control After Initiation of Basal Insulin on Type 2 Diabetic Patients.” Poster presentation at ISPOR, Baltimore, MD, United States, May 19-23, 2018.

 

Stapff, M. “Comparison of Bleeding Events, Strokes, and Myocardial Infarcts on Warfarin or Dabigatran for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation: Results of a Real World Data Analysis.”, Poster presentation at ISPOR, Baltimore, MD, United States, May 19-23, 2018.

 

Evans, L., Palchuk, M. “Mapping Laboratory Data to LOINC Codes Using Distributions of Values.” Poster presentation at AMIA Informatics Summit, San Francisco, CA, March 12-15, 2018.

 

Paris, N., Mendis, M., Daniel, C., Murphy, S., Tannier, X., Zweignebaum, P. “i2b2 Implemented Over SMART-on-FHIR.” Article published in AMIA Informatics Summit Proceedings, San Francisco, CA, United States, March 12-15, 2018.

 

Topaloglu, U., Palchuk, M. “Using a Federated Network of Real-World Data to Optimize Clinical Trials Operations.” Article published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology (JCO) Clinical Cancer Informatics, February 16, 2018.

 

Rubinstein, S., Warner, J. “CancerLinQ: Origins, Implementation, and Future Directions.” Article published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology (JCO) Clinical Cancer Informatics, February 16, 2018.

 

Kwon, C., Brandt, P., Manson, S., Fuentes-Alburo, A., Forsythe, A. “Treatment Patterns and Health Care Resources Use (HCRU) in Patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML): Real World Evidence (RWE) from 30 US Institutions.” Article published in American Society of Hematology (ASH) Blood, Volume 130, Supplement 1, December 7, 2017.

 

Sholle, E., Kabariti, J., Johnson, S., Leonard, J., Pathak, J., Varughese, V., Cole, C., Campion, T. “Secondary Use of Patients’ Electronic Records (SUPER): An Approach for Meeting Specific Data Needs of Clinical and Translational Researchers.” Article published in AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings, November 4-8, 2017.

 

Martin-Sanchez, F., Aguiar-Pulido, V., Lopez-Campos, G., Peek, N., Sacchi, L. “Secondary Use and Analysis of Big Data Collected for Patient Care.” Article published in IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics, May 8, 2017.

 

Stacey, J., Mehta, M. “Using EHR Data Extraction to Streamline the Clinical Trial Process.” Article published in Clinical Researcher, April 1, 2017.

 

Stapff, M. “Use of Electronic Health Data in Clinical Development.” Article published in Pharmind. Volume 79, Number 2, March 1, 2017.

 

Stapff, M., “Use of Electronic Health Records for Development and Feasibility Testing of Clinical Trial Protocols.” Poster presentation at DIA EuroMeeting, Hamburg, Germany, April 6-8, 2016.

 

Palchuk, M., Kamerick, M. “Organizing Drugs in RxNorm by Therapeutic Classes.” Poster presentation at AMIA Annual Symposium, San Francisco, CA, United States, November 14-18, 2015.